Aperture Appoints Chris Boot as New Executive Director


NEW YORK, NY.- The Board of Trustees of the Aperture Foundation announced today that Chris Boot, a veteran in the field of photography, has been appointed Executive Director, Aperture Foundation. Mr. Boot has had a long and distinguished career in photography and photobook publishing. He worked for Magnum Photos from 1990-98, including as Director of Magnum, London, and, later, Magnum, New York. Subsequently he held the position of Editorial Director at Phaidon Press from 1998 until 2000. In 2001, Mr. Boot started his own company Chris Boot Ltd., based in London to work on projects independently, producing exhibitions and publishing his own list of books. Over the past eight years he has published many acclaimed photobooks, ranging from contemporary titles that push the boundaries of the medium, to books that provide a fresh perspective on the history of photography. The Chris Boot imprint includes two ICP Infinity Awards win